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24 Apr 2018
Belarus president calls for annual increase in social spending
"Only through this will we be able to boost the birth rate, support families with many children, elderly people, all those who really need the government’s attention"...
24 Apr 2018
Joint meeting of two houses of Belarusian Parliament opens
A joint meeting of the House of Representatives and the Council of the Republic for the annual State of the Nation Address of the Belarusian president to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly opened in the Oval Hall of the Government House...
24 Apr 2018
Vitebsk to host international Paralympics festival
During the festival the Vitebsk Oblast authorities are set to meet with the champions, prize-winners and participants of the XII Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. Athletes will share their impressions of the recent competitions...
23 Apr 2018
Peculiarities of Belarus president’s forthcoming address to nation, parliament revealed
According to the source, the address will distill and update the tasks and topics discussed in the course of major events involving the head of state through the year...
23 Apr 2018
Young Belarusian Vera Shpakouskaya third at ballet contest in USA
Established in 1999, YAGP is one of the major and most prestigious contests among dance students...
23 Apr 2018
Belarus’ Anastasiya Ivanova wins Orlen Warsaw Marathon
The Belarusian clocked 2:28.03 to cover the distance of 42.1km. Azmera Abreha of Ethiopia finished second, four seconds behind the winner. Bronze went to Poland’s Izabela Trzaskalska...
23 Apr 2018
Konstantin Sivtsov wins Tour of Croatia
During the competitions that consisted of six stages, the Belarusian finished first in the third stage and held his leading position in the overall standings...
22 Apr 2018
Belarus back into Fed Cup World Group
Belarus marked their 100th Fed Cup by BNP Paribas tie with a victory to earn a ticket back into the World Group after Vera Lapko and Lidziya Marozava combined to oust Viktoria Kuzmova and Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-3 6-4 in the decisive doubles on 22 April...
22 Apr 2018
Chinese Language and Culture Center opens at BSTU
The activities of the BNTU Confucius Institute on Science and Technology have been appreciated by the international community. The institute has been acknowledged as one of the best institutes of this kind...
20 Apr 2018
Belarus to take part in SIAM agriculture industry expo in Morocco
The BSU exposition will include samples, promotional materials, posters and innovation models designed for agriculture...
20 Apr 2018
Sasnovich to open Belarus vs Slovakia Fed Cup play-off tie against Schmiedlova
This will be the second meeting between the two nations, and first since 2004 - when Slovakia won 4-0 in Bratislava at the same stage of the competition. Now Belarus is 4th on the WTA rankings, Slovakia is 11th...
20 Apr 2018
Minsk hosting European Athletics CEO Conference
The guests will also get familiar with the Dynamic New Athletics project included to the program of the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019...
19 Apr 2018
Konstantin Sivtsov wins Tour of Croatia 2018 third stage
The race took place on Thursday from Trogir to Sv. Jure on Biokovo in length of 134 kilometers, of which the last 28 kilometers were extremely difficult with continuous steep climb...
19 Apr 2018
Bust of Francysk Skaryna unveiled in Moldova’s Chisinau
The monument to the Belarusian book printer has been designed by famous Belarusian sculpturer Gennady Loiko. The bust is embellished with an image of Skaryna’s coat of arms which he put in each of his books...
19 Apr 2018
Brest named CIS Capital of Culture 2019
“Next year Brest will be the CIS Capital of Culture,” said Anatoly Iksanov as he presented the interstate project Great Victory Won Through Unity...
19 Apr 2018
Dodon promises to teach Lukashenko how to grow grapes
"I invite you to visit my native village in late September or early October so that we could harvest grapes, prepare the wine together. Thus you will learn even more about this industry"...
19 Apr 2018
Lukashenko, Dodon visit Porumbeni Horticulture Institute
Igor Dodon expressed confidence that the harvest will be good. He promised to inform the Belarusian side about how it is growing and to send the corn to Belarus in autumn...
19 Apr 2018
Stamp to mark BelTA’s 100th anniversary dedicated in Minsk
The Belarusian Telegraph Agency BelTA is Belarus’ largest news agency and the most respected source of up-to-the-minute news about Belarus’ supreme authorities...
19 Apr 2018
Moscow to host Days of Belarusian Cinema on 20-24 April
“The Days of Belarusian Cinema are becoming a tradition. The event was held in 2017 and aroused a great interest among Russian cinema goers. The main purpose of the event is to show the Russian accidence the best films made by Belarusian directors”...
19 Apr 2018
Ten countries to take part in traditional culture forum in Mogilev
The forum aims to develop and strengthen international cultural relations, to share cultural values, to exchange the experience of preserving the intangible cultural heritage, to promote the best traditions and achievements of the national and world culture and art...
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